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ACCE Educational Webinar, session#9: Contracts Management in Clinical Engineering
This presentation will discuss the purpose and intent of contract as well as the different types of contracts Clinical Engineering departments may be involved in. The speaker will also review basic contracting terms and conditions as well as discuss which terms CE departments should review and possibly reject. Specific clinical engineering topics and terms will also be discussed for inclusion into standard contracts. Finally, other resources to acquire standard terms (specifically medical equipment cybersecurity terms) will be shared.


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Samantha Jacques, PhD, FACHE, AAMIF
Vice President of Clinical Engineering @McLaren Health Services
Samantha Jacques is the Vice President of Clinical Engineering at McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan. McLaren is an integrated health network including 15 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers and Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers. She is the vice-chair of the AAMI Healthcare Technology Leadership Council and an executive committee member of the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council. She is active in ACCE, the Medical Device Serving Community and CHIME and has recently co-authored a book entitled “Introduction to Clinical Engineering”. Prior to McLaren, she was Director of Clinical Engineering at Penn State Health and Texas Children's Hospital. She has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and AAMI.